Category Archives: Android

Google kicks ToTok app out from Play Store for spying again…

[German]I just came across the news that Google has kicked the Android app ToTok (a chat program) out of the Google Play Store again because of spying features. There was something in December 2019, which I had reported about at … Continue reading

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Google I/O 2020 May 12-14

The Google developer conference Google I/O will be held this year from 12 to 14 May 2020. The conference venue will again be the Shoreline Amphitheater, located in Mountain View near Google’s headquarters, where Google has hosted the event in … Continue reading

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Android: Chrome 79 Rollout stopped due to data loss

[German]Google has temporarily stopped the rollout of the Chrome 79 app for Android. The reason: Users may lose data due to a bug in Webview – and other apps are affected as well. Advertising

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Unpatched Android vulnerability StrandHogg exploited

[German]Bad news for Android users who installs a lot of apps on their devices. There is an unpatched Android vulnerability called StrandHogg. This vulnerability is already being exploited by malicious apps. Advertising

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Microsoft removes Cortana support for Android & iOS

[German]Microsoft stops its support for the Cortana assistant in Android and iOS at the end of January 2020. Here is some brief information what that means and what is changing. Advertising

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Warning: Uninstall these Android Malicious Apps immediately

[German]Android users should check their devices for installed apps and see if there are 15 malicious apps are present. In case, uninstall these malicious apps immediately. Advertising

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Fingerprint authentication of Shopify Android app bypassed

[German]Security researchers have bypassed the biometrics feature of the Shopify Android app. It was supposed to provide merchants with secure access to their shops via a fingerprint reader. If the app is open, however, deep links can be accessed without … Continue reading

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Android PDF-Creator ‘Cam Scanner’ shipped with malware

[German]Nasty surprise for users of the Android app ‘Cam Scanner’, which is used to create PDF files from scans recorded by camera. The app is infected with malware. Advertising

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Will Android 10 be released on September 3, 2019?

Android 10 is the next version of the Google operating system, which is expected to be released in autumn 2019. Now there are media reports that the release will take place on September 3, 2019. The site Phoneline reports here … Continue reading

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Android Q will be Android 10

[German]The upcoming Android version, developed by Google under the code name Android Q, will be simply called Android 10. So Google is going to end naming new Android versions with the name of desserts or sweets. Android also gets a … Continue reading

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